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Naumay na! Thai football team survives on same food, limited water upon hotel check-in for SEA Games

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The president of Thailand’s football association has ordered the purchase of more Thai food for country’s national football team after finding out they were served with the same food since arriving in Manila for the 30th Southeast Asian Games.

The Facebook post of the Thai national football team’s predicament has gone viral online amid complaints about the shabby treatment that foreign athletic teams have been getting since their arrival in Manila.

According to the Facebook post, Thai football association president Maj. Gen. Dr. Somyot Poomphan Muang had to order more food for the athletes since they were served the same meal daily.

“[Muang ordered to] provide additional Thai food menus to athletes. And the staff coach team As well as staff Every meal has to be added daily until the end of the SEA Games,” the post read, as translated by Google.

Aside from having limited food choices, the Thai national football team also had to endure having only four water bottles given per person daily.

“There is also a problem with Drinking water with only 4 bottles / 1 day / 1 room only (2 rest athletes) Which is drinking water from the hotel, 2 bottles of accommodation and 2 bottles of competition, resulting in insufficient demand. The association has informed the competition management about the matter And was given the answer to procure more,” the post read.

The Philippine SEA Games Organizing Committee led by House Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano has apologized for the inconvenience experienced by foreign athletes.

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